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2 Women, Dog Rescued After Chicago Apartment Collapses

About 1,000 power customers were left without power after the building, near East 58th Street and South Calumet Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood, came down at around 7 p.m. after what neighbors said was a series of booms.

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Inspectors investigate cause of Washington Park building collapse

PHOTOS: Washington Park apartment building explodes, collapsesThe structure came crashing down near 58th Street and Calumet Avenue in the city's Washington Park neighborhood around 7 p.m. Sunday. Two women, ages...

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Dos heridos al explotar y colapsar un edificio al sur de Chicago

Los reportes iniciales, indica el diario Chicago Tribune, apuntan a que primero ocurrió una explosión antes de que el edificio colapsara en la cuadra 5800 S. Calumet Ave.

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Collapsed building on South Side

...of a 3-year-old frame apartment building about 7 p.m. Sunday in the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue. Two women and a dog were pulled alive from the rubble, authorities said. One woman...

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Two rescued after apartment building collapse on South Side

The building near 58th Street and Calumet Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood pancaked at 6:55 p.m. after an explosion. The two women were the only people believed to be living in the building at the time, Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford said.

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Washington Park Apartment Building Collapses After Explosion: Fire Official

At least two people were hurt when the building in the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue collapsed about 7 p.m., said Larry Langford, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman.

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Crews rescue people trapped in rubble of collapsed building on South Side

It happened in the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood.

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2 people, dog rescued from rubble of collapsed South Side building

Chicago firefighters work at the scene where an apartment building exploded and collapsed in the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue.

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Crews rescue 2, dog trapped in rubble of collapsed South Side building

...of a 3-year-old frame apartment building about 7 p.m. Sunday in the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue. Two women and a dog were pulled alive from the rubble, authorities said. One woman...

7 hours ago

Crews rescue people trapped in rubble of collapsed building on South Side

It happened in the 5800 block of South Calumet Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood.

7 hours ago

Two Women Rescued From Building Collapse

Firefighters swarmed the property at 58th Street and Calumet Avenue around 7 p.m. after reports of an explosion, and they pulled two women from...

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2 rescued after S. Side apartment building collapses

Two women were rescued from the rubble of a collapsed apartment building on the city's South Side Sunday night.The three-story building near 58th Street and Calumet in the Washington Park neighborhood collapsed around 7 p.m. Sunday.

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Chicago gospel pianist Eddie Robinson dies at 81

A wake is being held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday followed by the funeral service at Greater Harvest Missionary Baptist Church at 5151 South State Street.

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Chicago Gospel Pianist Eddie Robinson Dies

A wake is being held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday followed by the funeral service at Greater Harvest Missionary Baptist Church at 5151 South State Street.

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Theaster Gates brings the coffee shop to Washington Park

The Currency Exchange Cafe, 305 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-855-9163, cexcafe.com

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